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Elliptical Fitness Trainer Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Elliptical Fitness Trainer.

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How to use the Elliptical Trainer

This standard piece of exercise equipment is one of the most popular in many gyms. Ellipticals are a unique hybrid of a treadmill, stepper, bike and cross-country skier, that move your legs in an elongated oval pattern (hence the name elliptical). Th...  Read more

9 Cross-Training Activities for Runners

The only way to become a better runner is to run, but the more running replaces other exercises in your fitness program, the more likely you are to become injured, suffer from burnout, or develop muscular imbalances. So what's a runner to do (bes...  Read more

Beat the Crowds at the Gym

If you have a gym membership, you know how frustrating it can be when the gym is too crowded for comfort. Isn't it tough enough to muster the motivation to head out the door to exercise? Then you arrive, dressed and ready for a workout, only to f...  Read more

Get Fit for Less Dough

Congratulations! You’ve decided that this is the perfect time to finally get in shape. Have you priced out exercise equipment or gym memberships yet? If not, brace yourself for a bit of sticker shock! Getting in shape can take a significant chu...  Read more

Low-Impact Exercises That Burn Major Calories

If you're new to exercise, overweight, or dealing with pain caused by an injury or a chronic condition like arthritis, your doctor may have recommended that you start a low-impact workout program. But what does "low impact" really mean&...  Read more

Fitness Tracker/Devices
Updated 3/25/2015 9:35:50 AM

I recently bought the Spark Tracker which has many pros and a few cons. I am interested in buying a fitness/sleep tracking device such as the FitBit Charge HR or the Microsoft Band. Will either of these sync with sparkpeople? If not, is there anyt...  Read more

a fitness plan that will be best for you. Otherwis
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a fitness plan that will be best for you. Otherwise, they should at least be able to give you some guidance on what you can do and/or should stay away from doing. Coach Denise...  Read more

Video doesn't show up in Fitness Tracker search?
Updated 3/23/2015 4:35:15 PM

I did the 9-minute arm workout with Dumbbells (coach Nicole) when I tried to enter it, it didn't show up in the search. I could enter it manually but wonder why a Sparkpeople video isnt already in the system? Unless there is a way to do it and I'...  Read more

Considering joining the local Planet Fitness. Anyo
Updated 3/24/2015 6:40:59 AM

Considering joining the local Planet Fitness. Anyone have experience with them? I know they're a chain and every chain has a reputation so I thought I'd ask :)...  Read more

Fitness Friend!
Updated 3/22/2015 8:12:03 AM

Hello, I'm Louise. I'm new to this site and was looking to see if anyone wanted to be my fitness buddy! ...  Read more

Try something new

Whenever I start to feel bored with-food, exercise-whateverI try something new. Now have discovered do not like acorn squash but butternut squash and spaghetti squash I love. Don't like elliptical or stairclimber but like the elliptical beast as I ca...  Read more

Intervals on the Elliptical

Try the interval program on the elliptical trainer. For 5 months I used the elliptical regularly in the 1 to 3 resistance level. I didn't think I could do more. Then I tried the interval program. I not only could I do it, but I burned far more calori...  Read more

SparkGuy's 10 Minute Fitness Club

Group for anyone to build a consistent fitness habit by doing at least 10 minutes of fitness most days per week. See the message board in the SP Challenges forum by the same name....  Read more

30-Minute Interval Workout for the Elliptical

I know plenty of people who love their elliptical trainers—and there is plenty of reason to. The elliptical mimics the motion of walking or running but with very little impact on the joints. That means it's more comfortable for you to get y...  Read more

We Tried It: A Personal Trainer in Your Pocket--for $10

If you attend workout classes regularly, then you probably know how a good instructor can help you get a really great workout. One of the things I love about fitness classes is that I tend to work harder, try more things and get a better workout than...  Read more